Saturday, March 20 2021

The Eclectic Long Weekend

16 GREAT READS FROM THIS WEEK'S SUNDAY TIMES DAILY CURATED FOR YOU

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When will SA realise it is being abused?

Cops are brutal and politicians are looting from the very people they claim to represent. When will we realise this?

4 min read
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Mogoeng the standout in a week of one right royal mess after another

The icing on the cake was Duduzane Zuma announcing that he is ready to lead the ANC into a bright new era

Tom Eaton
Columnist
4 min read
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These protests are becoming a playground for ‘professional’ students

The sheer arrogance and absurdity of some of the 15 demands is nothing short of astounding

4 min read
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Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the real leader of us all?

In these trying times, SA needs one confirmed leader and one seat of power, not a parallel ‘mafia boss’ in Nkandla

4 min read
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De Lille’s reputation is even more in tatters than her border fence

Wasting R40m may be small fry by SA standards, but she’s been made to look like a rube by the tenderpreneurs

Tom Eaton
Columnist
3 min read
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The simple truth is that the ANC has been in power too long

It’s been proven that lengthy incumbencies lead to parties imploding. The pity is that SA citizens are the losers

Tony Leon
Columnist
7 min read
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With no political protection, Mkhwebane’s days are numbered

So much for Ace Magashule’s prediction that ANC MPs would not vote for a motion sponsored by the opposition

Caiphus Kgosana
Executive editor: opinions and analysis
3 min read
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Black day: widow stands up for her rights as village turns against her

ANCWL intervenes after Fikile Mlaba is asked to leave village for refusing to wear black to mourn husband’s death

By Mluleki Mdletshe
4 min read
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Boredom leads to bright spark: SA coffee firelighters ignite interest in Oz

‘It was just something to keep me busy and to stop my wife from killing me,’ says Cape entrepreneur Kai Casson

Bobby Jordan
Senior reporter
2 min read

Trouble was fermenting in the wine industry long before lockdown

The loss of more than 2,000 growers and full extent of uncontracted stock cannot be blamed fully on the pandemic

By Michael Fridjhon
6 min read
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High hopes for heart disease as boffins decode the giraffe genome

Mice with giraffe gene mutations were found to suffer less cardiovascular and organ damage than a control group

Dave Chambers
Cape Town bureau chief
3 min read
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Frozen in time: fossil indicates dinosaurs were caring parents

Fossil found of 70 million-year-old female dinosaur incubating her eggs, with embryos intact

Tanya Farber
Senior science reporter
2 min read
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Oh for a creative genie who could return genius to its genuine gist

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

Sue de Groot
Deputy features editor: Sunday Times
4 min read
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And the Oscar goes to ... Jessica Bruder

The best films are based on books, according to a UK poll, and ‘Nomadland’ looks set to give it credence

Jennifer Platt
Sunday Times Book Editor
2 min read

Enter the mind of a travelling artist in the thrall of discovery

Craig Smith has used lockdown to enhance his creativity

By Tymon Smith
4 min read
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Sundowns are unstoppable, but they must keep pedal to the metal

It’s hard to believe anything could go wrong for the team, but they must not rest on their laurels

Sazi Hadebe
Sports reporter
5 min read

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